MIT Professional Education

Advanced Study Program

The Advanced Study Program provides professionals in industry and government the opportunity to enroll in MIT credit courses to further their knowledge for their organization and to advance their own careers. If you are interested in taking ChemE related courses for one or more semesters, on a full or part-time basis, while still working and contributing to your company, the Advanced Study Program provides you the vehicle to do just that! Follow the Course Listing link to see a list of all of the courses available. Earn grades, MIT credit, and a certificate of completion.

For more information about the MIT Professional Education Advanced Study Program, please visit

Short Programs

This summer MIT Professional Education – Short Programs is offering a number of 2-5 day short courses taught by MIT faculty and experts, including several by members of the Chemical Engineering Department. These courses provide an opportunity to learn crucial knowledge and skills from some of the top experts in their respective fields, in areas of MIT expertise.

For complete details on all of the available courses, visit the Short Programs web site.

Below is a list of courses taught by members of the MIT Chemical Engineering Department in 2017.

Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics
June 12 – June 14, 2017
B. Trout, M. Manning

Controlled Release Technology: Delivery Systems for Pharmaceuticals and Other Agents

June 19 – June 23, 2017
R. Langer

Challenges of Leadership in Teams

July 17- July 21, 2017
C. Colton, B. Burrell

Fermentation Technology

July 24 – July 28, 2017
D. I. C. Wang, K. Prather

Downstream Processing

July 31 – August 4, 2017
C. Cooney